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Q & A on Muharram and Aashurah

Q & A on Muharram and Aashurah Which is the first month of the Islamic calendar and what is it’s meaning? Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar- meaning “Forbidden”. Even before Islam, this month was always known as a sacred month which un-lawful acts were “forbidden”, prominently …

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Nikah in the Month of Muharram/Safar

Question and Answer: Q. I would like to know if it is permissible to marry in the month of muharram/safar as i am planning a nikah in the month of December in which Muharam/Safar does fall, i have been told that it is not permissible to marry in those months, please …

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Kissing The Fingers Upon Hearing The Shahadatain in Azaan

Question Is the kissing the fingers upon hearing the Prophet’s (sallallahu’alaihi wasallam) name a sunnah? Answer The aforementioned practice is unfortunately very common in different parts of the world. It is based on a narration which has been classified as a fabrication by the masters of Hadith. Some of them …

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What is Bid’a Hasanah in Islam?

by Mufti Muhammd ibn Adam Bidah Hasana -‘What an Excellent Bida’ah this is! – Salafi Aqeeda … The word Bid’a (innovation) has two aspects to it, one being the linguistic definition, and the other, it’s meaning from a Shariah perspective. Linguistically Bid’a means introducing something new, regardless of whether it …

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Are Shias Muslim or Not?

  Question:   Why do Ulama say that Shias are Kaafir? Shouldn’t we be more tolerant and promote unity and peace? I have Shia friends who say that they don’t believe in the wrong beliefs attributed to the Shias. They say that they are just following another mazhab (school of …

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Are Qadianis / Ahmedis Muslims?

Questions: Q 1 : What is the meaning of a Prophet in Sharī‘ah? What is the meaning of Khatm e Nabuwwat in Sharī‘ah? What is the ruling in Sharī‘ah about a person who claims according to his false presumption, to speak to Allah and call it prophet-hood? What is the …

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Taraweeh,“Eight or Twenty?”

  The Truth In The Light of Ahadeeth   The following article, Taraweeh 8 or 20 is written by Moulana Zakariyya Memon as thesis for his Iftaa course. This article makes useful read to understand the issue clearly. The format is well laid out and well substantiated. May Allah accept …

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